Event Phone Number: 701.551.6100
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on the important historical and contemporary contributions of Native peoples. To celebrate this month, there will be two festivals presented in partnership between Plains Art Museum, Fargo Public Library, Native American Commission, Cultural Diversity Resources, and Daughters of the Earth.
From Saturday, November 3rd through Wednesday, November 7th, there will be The Native American Festival at the Fargo Public Library (Downtown). The Festival will feature drumming and storytelling at 10am on Saturday, and food tasting at 1pm that day. On Sunday, November 4th, there will be a film screening of Wind River (Rated R) at 2pm and a Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women panel discussion at 4pm. On Wednesday, November 7th at 6:30pm, the Festival will close with a film screening of Reel Injun (Rated R) and a discussion with local filmmaker Falcon Gott. While some activities may not be appropriate for children, all events and programs are free and open to the public.
On Saturday, November 17th, from 11am – 4pm, Plains Art Museum will host the popular Native American Arts and Crafts Festival. This festival will showcase a curated collection of Native American artists from the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin who will be presenting their work for sale. Food will also be available. This is a great opportunity to find unique, creative gifts in time for Christmas, or find your new favorite artist for yourself.